Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia

Publication Date: 2019

The mapping of collective actions in Tunisia tracks mobilisations by groups of people whose goal is to achieve a common objective.

Each mapped collective action is based on a typology devised by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action.

The objective of this database is to explore collective actions by providing accurate data and relevant information on mobilisations happening in the country.

Explore the interactive charts below the table.

Data collection for this mapping is done by the CeSSRA team.

Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the CeSSRA team.

Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 751 - 760 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Journalists, photojournalists and employees of Tunisian Television stage a sit-in outside the seat of the TV, to express their attachment to the independence of its editorial line and to denounce any attempts by ruling power to intervene in newsroom work Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia March 11, 2022
Feminist activists from several local and international NGOs march in downtown Tunis to mark the opening of the third World Women's Conference of Grassroots Women hosted by the country CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia September 4, 2022
On the 11th anniversary of the flight of President Ben Ali, civil society activists demonstrate in Mohamed V avenue against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and extended on December 13 Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Tunis Tunisia January 14, 2022
Diplomatic corps union organises a strike at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to demand improvements of the inner working of their administration Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia February 19, 2021
Young doctors strike to protest the failure to implement the December 23, 2020 session agreement Workers group: Healthcare workers Corporate grievances, Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia February 11, 2021
Tunisair staff protest the freezing of assets by Turkish company Workers group: Public Sector Corporate grievances Demonstration Other Procedural action Tunis Tunisia February 19, 2021
A protest movemement was held in front of the US embassy in Tunis to protest the American position in support of Israel Campaign Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia May 21, 2021
Leftlist political parties organized a demonstration calling for reopening the investigation into the 2013 assassinations in downtown Tunis. Political Party Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 1, 2021
The Free Constitutional Party stage a sit-in for the third day in a row in front of the headquarters of the Union of Muslim Scholars in Tunis to demand its closing Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a public statement / Public representation Repression Tunis Tunisia December 16, 2021
Citizens rally in Avenue Habib Bourguiba in support of the last July 25 exceptional measures announced by President Saied. to demand accountability for those involved in political assassinations and corruption cases, and to denounce foreign interference Collective / Informal group Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis Tunisia May 8, 2022


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart